Shortly after 2 p.m., emergency crews in Des Plaines were called to Maxon’s Shooter’s Supplies and Indoor Range, located at 75 E. Bradrock, for a report of a gunshot victim, according to a statement from Des Plaines police.
Harvey Mayor Eric Kellogg has vowed to shut down a controversial gun range, claiming there have been complaints about stray bullets landing in yards where children play, but the park district — which owns the land — called the move a political stunt.
Illinois’ new concealed carry law is fueling rising demand at shooting ranges, but a proposal to build a new gun range in Bloomingdale, on Circle Drive north of Lake Street, has triggered opposition from nearby residents.
A fire and explosion overnight left nine people injured at a VFW hall in Villa Park Tuesday night.
Training school would allow for weapons larger than handguns.